These cookies taste like they came fresh from an Italian bakery. Enjoy!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
15 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
24 crescents
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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

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  • Beat butter and 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar together in a large bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.

  • Mix vanilla extract, almond extract, and salt into butter mixture. Add 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons flour slowly, beating until just mixed. Fold in almonds; mix briefly until combined.

  • Shape dough into tiny crescents and arrange on ungreased baking sheets.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until crescents are golden, about 15 minutes. Cool on the pan for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

  • Roll cooled crescents in 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar.

Cook's Note:

For best results, do not over-mix the cookie dough in this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

80 calories; protein 0.9g; carbohydrates 8.2g; fat 4.9g; cholesterol 10.2mg; sodium 39.5mg. Full Nutrition
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